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Are you worried about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your child’s safety and education?

With the surge of reported cases of COVID-19 worldwide, it’s no wonder that parents are concerned about their children’s health and welfare at school. Schools across the United States are closed. Epidemiologists are predicting wide-spread longer-term school closures in the coming months which will leave millions of American students without a classroom. Unfortunately, most school districts are not prepared to conduct classes in a remote learning environment once this happens.

Enlightium Academy (Enlightium) is accepting fast track temporary enrollments for the last quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Once enrolled, your student will finish up eight (8) weeks of courses and earn 0.25 credits. For students who may be further behind, this can be extended into the summer to keep your student on track.

Providing a Safer Alternative to Attending School

With Enlightium Academy, you can provide your child a safe learning environment at home while they take courses online and finish the school year on time. Most students can finish the last quarter of the school year within eight weeks. Once the quarter is complete, your student has several options. If Enlightium ends up being a good long-term fit for your student, you may elect to withdraw from your current school and transfer to Enlightium for the coming school year as a full-time or part-time student. For temporary enrollment, you can transfer the credits earned at Enlightium Academy back to your school of choice once they are completed. It’s a simple way to get peace of mind knowing that you’ve done everything you can to protect your child and prevent them from falling behind academically.

Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What is the best source of information about the coronavirus for families?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is the best source of information. Visit the CDC website to read their guidance on what you can do to protect your family.

What online schooling options do you provide for families who want to protect their children from exposure to COVID-19?

We are currently accepting both permanent and temporarily displaced students to finish up the last quarter of the school year so your child’s education doesn’t get put on hold while COVID-19 runs its course in your community.

Are you accepting international students that have been displaced by COVID-19?

International students are accepted if they are coming to Enlightium from an English-speaking school with a course load and rigor comparable to US standards. Text translation tools are available in the curriculum platform. Correspondence between the school and parents will be sent via email and will be in English.

If my child falls ill due to COVID-19, what kind of flexibility does Enlightium offer?

One of the key benefits of online schooling is the amount of flexibility built into the curriculum. Students can work on their assignments from anywhere, whenever it is convenient. If a student falls behind due to illness, our team will work with you to provide an appropriate amount of time for your student to get back on track. Additionally, students who fall significantly behind can be given more time to finish during the summer months.
Online Schooling

How will attending Enlightium Academy be the same or different from a traditional school?

Students work at their own pace through our online curriculum but are accountable for keeping up with the weekly schedule in general. They do not have to show up in a classroom and will have access to their teachers via messaging for direct support within 24 hours during office hours.

What does a typical day look like for an Enlightium Academy student?

Enlightium students typically work anywhere from 3–5 hours per day. They work independently inside the Ignitia platform to complete their online lessons, quizzes, and tests. The Ignitia platform is available for students to work remotely anytime from anywhere, providing flexibility for each student. Students will be assigned projects to complete outside of the online platform.

How do Enlightium Academy’s students interact with teachers?

Students primarily interact with teachers via Ignitia, our online platform. Teachers also provide supplementary learning material to support independent learning.

Are Enlightium Academy’s teachers certified?

Enlightium Academy’s teachers are required to be ACSI certified.

How much responsibility will I need to assume as a parent if my child enrolls at Enlightium?

For the most part, Enlightium’s teachers and the Ignitia platform do most of the heavy lifting, but parents may need to help students from time to time. Parents are responsible for holding their student accountable for meeting course progress requirements.

What does it cost to attend Enlightium Academy?

There is a $400 international student enrollment fee plus tuition. The Silver Tuition Package ranges from $1,500 to $2,100 per year based on your student’s grade level. We offer a discount if you pay all the tuition upon enrollment. We also provide flexible monthly payment options to meet the needs of your family as well as military, missionary, and other discounts. Seniors will also need to pay a $200 graduation fee to cover diploma and graduation costs.

Do I need to withdraw my child from their current school in order to attend Enlightium Academy?

Your student will need to go through our standard admissions process, which includes withdrawing from their prior school and requesting records. The Enlightium Academy Admissions Department will request records from your prior school, which includes a notice of your family’s intent to enroll at Enlightium.

Do we need to request transcripts from our current school?

The Enlightium Academy Admissions Department will request records from your previous school. However, it may take several weeks for your prior school to complete this process. Please provide records during or after submitting the enrollment form to expedite the admissions process.

Will my student need to do placement testing before starting classes?

Your student will be required to take placement tests to assess where they are in coursework. Your student’s Enlightium counselor will review placement tests alongside all records provided to assign the appropriate coursework in order to position them for success.

Do I need to show proof of vaccinations to enroll my child at Enlightium Academy?

As an online homeschool, Enlightium does not require proof of vaccinations.

When can I enroll my child?

The traditional start of the school year takes place during the middle of August; however, Enlightium Academy accepts enrollments year-round. Your student can begin at any time of the year and start classes from where they left off at their prior school as indicated by the records received and placement test scores.

How soon can my child get started with Enlightium Academy?

You can start right away! All you need to do is pay the enrollment fee and complete our Enrollment Form to get the admissions process started. Our admissions staff will then assign your student placement tests and request records from your prior school. Your Enlightium Academy counselor will review the records and placement test scores, and then assign courses.

Enlightium Academy is a private Christian school serving homeschool, online, and co-op students on their journey to embrace their God-given talents and develop a lifelong thirst for knowledge with a Christ-like spirit.

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